Subject: Re: pkgsrc cvs
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Marton Fabo <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/27/2002 03:39:57
> CVS is a pig WRT disk IO, get a faster disk. ;)

60G 7200RPM ATA133 Maxtor, hardly would find a condsiderably faster disk.=

> Might also be a problem due to limited network bandwidth.

Don't really know how to measure the bandwidth CVS is operating at, I hav=
e a=20
384kbits/sec ADSL anyway. Is that too slow?...

> I run "cvs update" every night, so I don't have to worry about that.

Is it possible that running it every other night would make such differen=
(As I mentioned previously, I checked out the whole thing two days ago.)

> It's not hours then either... maybe try another anoncvs server?

Hmmm, I just copy/pasted the one from the pkgsrc docs. Maybe I should loo=
k for=20
a closer one indeed. How can I determine how up-to-date is a specific mir=
I don't really wanna use a server that updates once a month...